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J. R. R. Tolkien's influences

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While highly creative, the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien was influenced by a number of sources. ... The Lord of the Rings is a sequel to The Hobbit and so shares influences with it. ... from evil"...

Does 'The Hobbit' have a Kentucky connection? | Lexington Herald ...

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Dec 27, 2012 ... One of the biggest holiday films this year, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," is based on British writer J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel.

Assistant Village Idiot: Hobbits In Kentucky

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Dec 5, 2007 ... ... Scots-Irish and English Borderers, and discount the idea of any connection. But Tolkien may not have had that association, and in this case it is not accurate anyway. ... I looked up all those Hobbit-names, comparing that part of KY with the rest of KY, and with ... Likely true, but I'm not likely to do it myself...

the author and book of the century: jrr tolkien and the lord of the rings

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Aug 1, 2013 ... They can give us experiences we have never had and instead of .... The story of how Tolkien came to write The Hobbit has passed into legend. ... I want to mention that there is a Kentucky connection to Tolkien and hobbits.

Author Quotes: Guy Davenport On Tolkien's Bluegrass Shire | M ...

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Apr 24, 2014 ... The Shire and its settled manners and shy hobbits have many ... It has been argued that Davenport stretches this Kentucky idea and perhaps Tolkien did not ... If neither of these is true, it does seem hard to see no connection ...

The Tolkien Nerd's Guide to "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...

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Dec 19, 2014 ... But for the most part, a sort of Tolkien-Jackson hybrid material has ... Indeed, some Hobbit scholars do not think the treasure drove Thorin mad at all, but ... But in trying to make that connection, Jackson also punched some holes. ..... IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY ...

Louisville, KY bets on the rural-urban food connection - CSMonitor ...

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Jun 6, 2016 ... The picture of how local food can spur both urban and rural revitalization is getting clearer in the Bluegrass State. Louisville has led the way ...

Kentucky Derby 2015: Who to watch - CSMonitor.com

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May 2, 2015 ... Who to watch in Saturday's Kentucky Derby? ... Saturday morning that International Star has been scratched and will not run in the Kentucky Derby. ... We're not aware of any connection between the horse and the political and public affairs show of .... Did 'hobbit' people go extinct earlier than we though...

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How much of Morrissey's past was brought up in his campaign, did this have a ... variety of participants and enthusiasts it attracts, is its connection to the past. ..... As a result, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion are rarely ...

Uncategorized | The University Press of Kentucky

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Posts about Uncategorized written by University Press of Kentucky. ... as Hobbit,” Pearce discusses Tolkien's anti-industrialism in connection with Schumacher's, ... Rather than craving things they do not need, Hobbits enjoy what they have.

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Tolkien's Kentucky Hobbits | Pinstripe Pulpit

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Dec 13, 2012 ... I have been rereading J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit in anticipation of .... I live in Kentucky, and will be looking at our rolling hills now with a different eye. .... Pingback: Hobbits Have a Kentucky Connection | Into the Wonder.

The Elfin Ethicist: Hobbits in Kentucky? - Shadowcouncil.org

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Aug 2, 2005 ... He could never get enough of my tales of Kentucky folk. ... The Shire and its settled manners and shy hobbits have many antecedents ... Perhaps we can show an unusual concentration of these names in Kentucky ... The Amish with their farms have more connection with many of these folk than city people.

Tolkien - Online Etymology Dictionary

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I'm not a hobbit-head or anything, but I've never read any modern book that was so .... But the essays will appeal to you if you have spent years immersed in the world of ... In other essays, he makes an eloquent case for the essential connection ... I despaired of trying to tell Barnett what his talk of Kentucky folk became in...